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in force today in key swing states. congressman ryan in new hampshire and ohio. vice president biden in florida. we get the latest from the campaign trail. >> heather: plus, president obama in trouble with the veteran vote in key swing states. our political panel weighs in on why. >> gregg: the search for two y children first thought to have died in a home fire. judge jeanine is on the case. >> heather: first, pressure mounting on america's ambassador to the united nations to resign. committee chairman calling for ambassador susan rice to step down over comments she made following the deadly attack on america's consulate in benghazi, libya. that attack killed ambassador stevens and three other americans. molly henneberg is live in washington. what did ambassador rice say and why does congressman king believe she should step down? >> reporter: ambassador rice went on sunday talk show two weeks ago and called the attack in libya a spontaneous reaction to an anti-muslim video. congressman king said by that time there was circumstantial evidence showing this was a terrorist attack. >> ei
and paul ryan's campaign which was thought focused on the jobs and economy has been forced into a broadened portfolio to include foreign policy and international affairs. it turned out to be fortuitous. there was a lot of speculation that mitt romney's relative inexperience one-term governor of massachusetts up against a commander-in-chief that claimed to kill bin laden would be a real liability. we've seen in recent weeks mr. romney has been able to get on offense. he was criticized for his early statements suggesting that the cairo embassy remarks attacks on benghazi were inappropriate. when you look at the subsequent list of alleged gaffs, misstatements and inappropriate rhetoric the president has been accused of even suggesting egypt isn't an ally made it possible for mr. romney to take more offensive approach on foreign policy and go up against the president to suggest he has not been a strong leader. bill: carl we'll be back to you in a moment. as soon as we see governor romney we'll bring our viewers to that event. meanwhile another one in new york and martha has that. martha: big da
. for example, listen to what paul ryan, romney's running mate, had to say about obama's foreign policy yesterday while campaigning in ohio, zoraida. >> i think the president on too many occasions has deferred our foreign policy leadership to the u.n. security council, to the u.n., this means russia and china get to veto what we want to do. why do we want to give them that kind of clout over our national security interests? >> the goal here is to paint president obama as projecting weakness. ryan yesterday compared the situation in the middle east to tehran in 1979. you know, calling to mind the hostage crisis that helped undermine president jimmy carter's re-election bid. we've heard that many times before, zoraida. we'll see if that works this time. >> both candidates are speaking this morning. what do they hope to accomplish today. >> for the president, being president has -- is both an advantage and burden. the burden as elise mentioned earlier, he has to soothe anxieties both here and overseas about the middle east. but politically, he gets to look presidential. mitt romney doesn't
tonight is for one thing and she is trying to tie heller to .aul ryan's budget plan democrats love to say that heller voted for the plan twice, once in congress and once in the senate. he was appointed to the senate last year when senator john ensign resigned. he voted for it twice. this will come up tonight. it is for her to say that dean heller wants to end medicare as we know it, and try to tie him to that. you have also seen heller running a little bit from romney annika ryan with romney's comments last week about the 47%. you have seen heller distance himself from that. she will also likely bring up the dream act that is a big deal in nevada. it is the state with the highest immigrant population. he has tried to retract latino voters and has -- in other ways about rates. host: when looking at the polling, what is the story in nevada? guest: basically, we have seen an lot of ties in the polls, and tonight there is a new poll coming out. a fresh poll information going into a light color poll. they have an automated or republican or democratic polls, and they honestly show one candidate
what the relationship of the v.a. funding is to the sequester. i'm not sure he knows that paul ryan voted for that sequester or that at this point wars are the way you make new veterans if he's threatening new wars in iran and syria the way he's been so threatening on those issues. we need this debate. we have problems as a country, not getting the debate from the campaign but maybe next week we will start to. >> and on nbc and msnbc, we've got lester holt and richard engel and teams of correspondents also in the field, so we are going to be having that debate come hell or high water. >> do you feel like those issues can be brought into the campaign with less than 40 days, is there no chance that we're going to get there? >> i think that we have to force the issue, we in the media as well, we have to talk about things other than the polls and horse race and what's on twitter, beyond sort of the social media context -- >> the moment to moment stuff that people are fighting about and get to the policy. >> we also have two senate races that have gone seriously off the tracks. let's tal
on the president's foreign policy 37 ryan drawing a parallel to the iran hossage crisis in 1979. >> he made the case the power of his personality and purchase situation powers would calm things in the muslim world. would make people respect us and like us that much more. i mean, they are on tv and -- reminds you of 1979 tehran but they are burning our flags and capitals all around the world. they are storming our embassies. we lost four of our diplomats. >> wolf blitzer who covered 1979 tehran would say not quite so much. at least certainly not at this stage yet. he spent a lot of time there and he says that's overstating it. >>> also criticism today about why the president is not meeting with any world leaders face t face. he will make a stop at "the view." robin wexler, former democratic congressman. he is an obama supporter. thank you for talking with us. why is he not doing any of these one-on-one meetings when you look back historically, president bush met with a list of leaders. even just last year, president obama himself was meeting with 11 leaders. why not meetings one-on-one? seem
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